On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 2019

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Insect populations are collapsing worldwide threatening a“catastrophic collapse of nature’s ecosystems” according to a global review saying 40% declining, 30% endangered
  • Mine collapse at an illegal gold mine in north-eastern Liberia traps about 40 people underground
  • Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar announces her 2020 presidential campaign
  • Number of women alleging sexual assault by former Costa Rica President Óscar Arias Sánchez grows to nine
  • Sexual abuse investigation into US Southern Baptist churches reveals 400 church members implicated with over 700 victims, according to The Houston Chronicle and the San Antonio Express-News
  • The eight centrally owned and operated team Alliance of American Football gets underway; Orlando Apollos beat Atlanta Legends, 40-6 at Spectrum Stadium, Orlando, FL

Famous Deaths

  • Jan-Michael Vincent, actor (Hooper, Tribes, Buster & Billie), dies of cardiac arrest at 74